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Peace Lutheran Church

We welcome you in the name of the Lord Jesus. We are honored with your presence.  If you do not have a church home, you are invited to join us regularly. Please introduce yourself to Pastor Jeremy Lucke or one of the Ushers as you leave today and sign the guest book in the entryway. We continue to observe the guidelines for health safety. If you have any questions, please see an usher.  Everyone is welcome.

The ringing of the bell and the lighting of the Christ candle mark the beginning of our service and a time for quiet meditation, prayer and inward reflection as we begin our worship.

Children are welcome at our worship services. If you prefer, Peace Lutheran has a playroom equipped for children three years old and younger. The room is unstaffed and can be accessed in the fellowship hall where the service is also being live streamed for your convenience and enjoyment.

Holy Communion is celebrated every first and third Sunday and will follow the order of service in the bulletin. If you are a baptized Christian and share our faith in Jesus as Savior and have been instructed in the meaning and use of the Lord’s Supper, you are invited to partake. We have pre-wrapped communion wine or juice and wafers. We also have gluten-free wafers available. If you desire a gluten-free wafer, ask the server. May the body and blood of Jesus, present in the bread and wine, be a blessing to you.

There are times during the service when you will be asked to stand if you are able. Please feel free to remain seated if standing is difficult.

Serving You

Pastor                                                 Pastor Jeremy Lucke

Music Director                                   Colleen Schulze

Choir Director                                    Dan Johnson

Supt. Of Sunday School                     Brandy Stokes & Karyn Stanley

Admin Assistant                                 Daniel Dusek

Parish Nurse                                       Kathy Durling

Webmaster                                        Jim Holroyd

Audio-Visual     Johnathon Holroyd, George Abele, Nicholas Abele, Merv Munster, Haley Bentsen, Caleb Santora, Joyce Long, Aaron Bentsen, Oscar Gutbrod, Reese Grube, Rick Durling, Jim Holroyd


AS WE GATHER:  Welcome for our special worship today in Peace’s parking lot. It is so good to see you and set aside this special time for God to connect with us in prayer, song and the reading of His Word. We follow Pastor and our lead singer by tuning into 103.5 FM. Today we take a look at Jesus from the perspective of the wedding party in John 2. The groom and bride were in a tough predicament when the wine ran out for their celebration. What saved the day was not their ability to strategize a plan. What made the difference was that they had invited to Jesus to be there. We are reminded that the most important thing we can do with our problems and difficulties is to invite Jesus. Jesus has the solution. Jesus fills what is lacking in our lives. Be filled with His joy!

Welcome & announcements

OPENING SONG:                                     “How Great Thou Art”

Stuart Wesley Keene Hine Copyright 1949 and 1953 Stuart Hine Trust CIO Stuart K. Hine Trust (Administration: USA All rights by Capitol CMG Publishing, except print rights for USA, North, Central and South America administered by Hope Publishing. All other non USA Americas rights by the Stuart Hine Trust. Rest of World –

O Lord my God

When I in awesome wonder

Consider all the worlds

Thy hands have made

I see the stars

I hear the rolling thunder

Thy pow’r thru’out

The universe displayed

Chorus:   Then sings my soul

My Savior God to Thee

How great Thou art

How great Thou art

Then sings my soul

My Savior God to Thee

How great Thou art

How great Thou art

When through the woods

And forest glades I wander

And hear the birds

Sing sweetly in the trees

When I look down

From lofty mountain grandeur

And hear the brook

And feel the gentle breeze


And when I think

That God His Son not sparing

Sent Him to die

I scarce can take it in

That on the cross

My burden gladly bearing

He bled and died

To take away my sin


When Christ shall come

With shout of acclamation

And take me home

What joy shall fill my heart

Then I shall bow

In humble adoration

And there proclaim

My God how great Thou art



Pastor:  In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. 

People:  Amen. 


Pastor:  Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Your sight,

People:    O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.

Pastor:      O Lord, hear us as we silently come before You.

In silent prayer, God’s children bring their sins to Jesus.

Pastor:      Father, thank You for hearing us as we pray:

People:  Too often we have neglected Your Word and ignored Your work in our lives. Instead of focusing on You, we have focused on ourselves. Instead of serving others, we have expected to be served. Forgive us, gracious Father, and renew us through Your Word of life. Help us to see Jesus in our midst as Your Word made flesh—crucified for our sins and raised to life again. By the working of Your Holy Spirit,        give us hearts to joyfully worship You. In the name of Jesus we pray. Amen.

Pastor: Jesus stands and proclaims the Good News in your hearing this day! It is my joy to announce His forgiving grace to all of you and, in His stead and by His command, I forgive you all your sins in the name of the Father and of the X Son and of the Holy Spirit.

People:    Amen.                                    


Pastor:  Let us pray.  Almighty and everlasting God, mercifully look upon us and stretch Your hand of majesty to heal and defend us.  We pray this through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. 

People:    Amen. 

THE scripture lessons

EPISTLE                     I Corinthians 12:12-31a

12 For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ.

13 For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

14 For the body does not consist of one member but of many.

15 If the foot should say, “Because I am not a hand, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body.

16 And if the ear should say, “Because I am not an eye, I do not belong to the body,” that would not make it any less a part of the body.

17 If the whole body were an eye, where would be the sense of hearing? If the whole body were an ear, where would be the sense of smell?

18 But as it is, God arranged the members in the body, each one of them, as he chose. 19 If all were a single member, where would the body be?

20 As it is, there are many parts, yet one body. 21 The eye cannot say to the hand, “I have no need of you,” nor again the head to the feet, “I have no need of you.”

22 On the contrary, the parts of the body that seem to be weaker are indispensable,

23 and on those parts of the body that we think less honorable we bestow the greater honor, and our unpresentable parts are treated with greater modesty,

24 which our more presentable parts do not require. But God has so composed the body, giving greater honor to the part that lacked it,

25 that there may be no division in the body, but that the members may have the same care for one another.

26 If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together. 27 Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

28 And God has appointed in the church first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, helping, administrating, and various kinds of tongues.

29 Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Do all work miracles? 30 Do all possess gifts of healing? Do all speak with tongues? Do all interpret?

31 But earnestly desire the higher gifts. And I will show you a still more excellent way.

Pastor: This is the Word of the Lord.

People: Thanks be to God.

GOSPEL:                      John 2:1-11

On the third day there was a wedding at Cana in Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. Jesus also was invited to the wedding with his disciples. When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus said to him, “They have no wine.”

And Jesus said to her, “Woman, what does this have to do with me? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the servants, “Do whatever he tells you.”

Now there were six stone water jars there for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons. Jesus said to the servants, “Fill the jars with water.” And they filled them up to the brim.

And he said to them, “Now draw some out and take it to the master of the feast.” So they took it.

When the master of the feast tasted the water now become wine, and did not know where it came from (though the servants who had drawn the water knew), the master of the feast called the bridegroom

10 and said to him, “Everyone serves the good wine first, and when people have drunk freely, then the poor wine. But you have kept the good wine until now.”

11 This, the first of his signs, Jesus did at Cana in Galilee, and manifested his glory. And his disciples believed in him.

Pastor: This is the Gospel of the Lord.

People: Praise to You O Christ.

SERMON HYMN                                      “He Leadeth Me”

Joseph Henry Gilmore; William Batchelder Bradbury: Public Domain ; Music: Public Domain

He leadeth me!  O blessed thought!

 O words with heav’nly comfort fraught!

What-e’er I do, where’er I be,

Still ‘tis God’s hand that leadeth me!

He leadeth me, He leadeth me,

By His own hand He leadeth me:

His faithful foll’wer I would be,

For by His hand He leadeth me.

Lord, I would clasp Thy hand in mine,

Nor ever murmur nor repine,

Content, whatever lot I see,

Since ’tis my God that leadeth me!

He leadeth me, He leadeth me,

By His own hand He leadeth me:

His faithful foll’wer I would be,

For by His hand He leadeth me.

And when my task on earth is done,

When, by Thy grace, the vict’ry’s won,

E’en death’s cold wave I will not flee,

Since God through Jordan leadeth me!

He leadeth me, He leadeth me,

By His own hand He leadeth me:

His faithful foll’wer I would be,

For by His hand He leadeth me.


“Joy Instead of Shame”

Pastor Lucke

Part 1

Part 2


People:     I believe in God, the Father Almighty,

Creator of heaven and earth.

I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord.

He was conceived by the power of the Holy Spirit

And born of the virgin Mary.

He suffered under Pontius Pilate,

Was crucified, died, and was buried.

He descended to the dead.

On the third day he rose again,

He ascended into heaven,

And is seated at the right hand of the Father.

He will come again to judge the living and the dead.

I believe in the Holy Spirit,

The holy Christian church,

The communion of saints,

The forgiveness of sins,

The resurrection of the body

And the life everlasting.  Amen.


Pastor:  Let us pray for the whole people of God in Christ Jesus and for all people according to their needs.

For the work of our triune God among our church—Peace Lutheran       Church–and among all people in the Holy Christian Church, that Jesus would be the One upon whom all eyes are fixed and in whom we see       all the Scriptures find their fulfillment, let us pray to the Lord.

People:  Lord Jesus, open our hearts to receive You.

Pastor:  For the deepening of relationship with our ministry partners—especially Camp Lutherwood, that the needs of people would be met and that Jesus would be glorified in all that is accomplished, let us pray to the Lord.

People:    Lord Jesus, open our hearts to receive You.

Pastor:  For the world in which we live and for all who work to care for the land and the people who dwell in it, that our gracious God would stand with those who serve in our government, military, and in all positions of public service, that they work wholeheartedly for the Lord and not for men, let us pray to the Lord.

People:    Lord Jesus, open our hearts to receive You.

Pastor:  For each member of the Body of Christ, the Church, that all of God’s children would identify and put to use their God-given talents and that no members of the Body would see themselves as insignificant or unneeded but rather find their place of joyful service to Jesus and to one another, let us pray to the Lord.

People:    Lord Jesus, open our hearts to receive You.

Pastor:  For those who are shut-in and homebound, hospitalized and undergoing treatment, awaiting surgery and recovering from          procedures, [including . . .], that our merciful Lord would fill them with the healing and peace that comes from His mighty presence in their lives, let us pray to the Lord.

People:    Lord Jesus, open our hearts to receive You.

Pastor:  For these petitions and all others we silently carry before the Lord in our minds and hearts, that our faithful Father would hear and answer our prayers in the name of the One who stands among us and fulfills God’s Word in our hearing, let us pray to the Lord.

People:  Lord Jesus, open our hearts to receive You. Amen!


Our Father, who art in heaven,

Hallowed be Thy name,

Thy kingdom come,

Thy will be done

On earth as it is in heaven.

Give us this day our daily bread;

And forgive us our trespasses,

as we forgive those

who trespass against us;

And lead us not into temptation,

But deliver us from evil.

For Thine is the kingdom,

And the power, and the glory,

Forever and ever.  Amen


Pastor:  The Lord bless you and keep you. 

The Lord make His face shine on you and be gracious to you. 

The Lord look upon you with favor and + give you peace. 

People:    Amen. 

CLOSING HYMN “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty”

Text: Joachim Neander, 1650-1680; tr. Catherine Winkworth, 1829-1878, alt. Tune: Ernewerten Gesangbuch, Stralsund, 1665 © 1978 by Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis and Board of Publication, Lutheran Church in America, Philadelphia

Praise to the Lord, the Almighty,

the King of creation!

O my soul, Praise Him,

for He is your health and salvation!

Let all who hear,

Now to His temple draw near;

Joining in glad adoration!

Praise to the Lord,

who o’er all things is wondrously reigning,

And, as on wings of an eagle,

uplifting, sustaining.

Have you not seen

All that is needful has been

Sent by His gracious ordaining?

Praise to the Lord,

who will prosper your work and defend you;

Surely His goodness and mercy

shall daily attend you.

Ponder anew

What the Almighty can do,

If with His love He befriend you.

Praise to the Lord,

Oh let all that is in me adore Him!

All that has life and breath,

come now with praises before Him.

Let the Amen

Sound from His people again,

Gladly forever we adore Him.


Pastor:  Go in Peace!  Serve the Lord!

People: Thanks be to God!

Please wait for the usher to guide you out of the parking lot. All cars will leave by going out of the east exit of the parking lot. There will be an opportunity to share an offering if you desire by the exit. God’s blessings as you seek to serve Him and your neighbor this week.



LEAD SINGING AT PEACE. Do you like to sing? Find yourself singing in the car? We are looking for lead singers at Peace. Would you be willing to take a turn being the lead singer during worship? If so, please let the Pastor or Daniel know.

Mailboxes in the Fellowship Hall. The mailboxes in the fellowship hall have been reorganized. If you have a moment, please look at your box as there are several Christmas cards and other items that have been placed in them. 

Communion Announcement. Are you desiring to receive Holy Communion but not able to attend in-person church? Contact Daniel or Pastor to set up a time to come to church to receive the Lord’s body and blood from Pastor.